Some think you’ll blame climate change. Others think perhaps it’s secret weather machines being tested BY TEH GOVERNMENT. What’s YOUR explanation for Melbourne’s recent flood of torrential downpours?
I’m going with intense low pressure systems generating strong winds because of tight pressure gradients surrounding their respective centres, combined with relatively small-scale convective processes developing whenever warm, humid air near the ground receives an initial upward push from converging surface winds and rises quickly in an unstable atmosphere.
Frankly, I don’t know why we put up with it.
I probably should’ve included this video that’s been spreading around since the afternoon: